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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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61. DIY SEATBELT R-STRAP

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A COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE R-strap will run you anywhere from $40 to $80 depending on model and features. This DIY project will cost you just a few dollars and works just as well.

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Parts List (Figure 61.1)

  • Surplus seatbelt, 6.5′ to 7′ long
  • 1/4″-20 eye bolt or tripod plate with built-in D-ring
  • 2″ plastic buckle
  • 2″ tri-bar (2)
  • Snap swivel
  • Scissors

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61.1

Construction Steps

  1. 1 Cut the seatbelt to the desired length. Use 6.5′ ...

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